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RATINGS: 870   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Brewmaster Mark Carpenter’s unique recipe for Brekle’s Brown—a tip of the hat to our first brewmaster—looks to both the past and the future.
Mark’s special blend of roasted malts, inspired by the all-malt brown ales in Anchor’s brewing archives, gives Brekle’s Brown its coppery brown color and its unusual depth of flavor—richness and complexity without heaviness.
For brewing and dry hopping, Mark has chosen a single, American hop variety called Citra. The subtly entrancing flavors and aromas of this distinctive new hop perfectly complement the unique maltiness of Brekle’s Brown.
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5247) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2012
deep brown color with a cream colored head. nose is roasted malts, chocolate, faint hops. very smooth on the palate, flavor is rich and bold, light coffee, citrus bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
willemdanser (3) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2012 does not count
Bottle@Mitra Eindhoven AROMA: caramel, toffee and malty sweetness. Light vanilla tones. APPEARANCE: clear deep dark red/brown. Almost no head. TASTE: Warm malty sweetness with caramel tones. Citrus from the hops and some distinctive sourness in the background. PALATE: Full body, velvety on the tongue. OVERALL: The marriage between the sourness and the bitterness in this beer does not work for me. It’s like the flavors are pushing each-other away.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
italarican (1543) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Bottle. Pours a chestnut brown with moderate beige head. Surprisingly mild aroma at first. Odd notes of boozy butterscotch and sour fruit. Flavor has a massively sweet butterscotch that is overtaken by bitter hops. What is weird is that it somehow tastes both watered down and massively sweet. It’s as if someone extracted the middle of the beer. The sweetness has no middle ground; there are notes of cloying butterscotch with nothing backing it up. This was not a brown ale at all. It came off as a barleywine, and a weak and messy one at that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (4001) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Pour is a cola brown with a large tan head. Aroma is a nice mix of chocolate malts and a decent hop. Flavor is cocoa, roasted malt with a lingering hop toward the end. Decent malts and hops make this a solid brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mnurda (1242) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 28, 2012
Bottled sample at wilfgang puck pizzeria in las Vegas. Great brown ale. Almost a sour taste. Really liked this one ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2594) - Richmond, Texas, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Clear ruby-brown with a modest khaki head. Aroma of toast, nuts, grass, and cocoa. The taste is malty and a little sweet, with a mild finishing bitterness. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sask89 (514) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - JAN 27, 2012
Pours a deep brown colour with a nice ruby tint and small beige head. Aroma is of toasted grains and brown sugar, as well as a slight nutty undertone. Taste is fairly sweet for a brown ale with a noticeable dryness to it also. Medium body, soft carbonation, and smooth on the palate. Overall a pretty solid brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TOSG55 (223) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 26, 2012
Bottle. Pours a slightly reddish brown, with a nice tan head. Malty caramel aroma. Reasonably complex flavor, with brown sugar, caramel, and dark fruit malt notes, and grassy, slightly citrusy hops. Mouthfeel is pleasant but slightly thin. A nice brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (2317) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2012
12 oz single from "Lifesource". Salem. $1.59 Slightly hazed,hazelnut brown beer with a large frothy creme coloured head. Simple English style malt aromas..hay,caramel and nuts Very English style taste..mostly caramel,nutty malts..some small sense of grassy hop..but overall malty Ok palate on this one..gets a little watery near the end..but thats totally within style. I gave this more overall than my other scores suggest because this ggot the trad brown ale down to a tee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 26, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark ruby red with a substantial lasting head. Aroma is sweet and malty. Flavor is well balanced between the toasted malts and the hops making this a very drinkable brown ale. Hopefully more brewers will experiment with this Citra hop. This beer would pair well with roasted chicken or beef.

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